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Duress in Criminal Cases

Duress - When someone has been charged with a crime, it can be a scary and stressful thing.  Criminal charges often carry an undeserved stigma, when in fact it is very easy to be charged with a crime.  Because of this, anyone charged with a crime is presumed innocent,...

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PTI in South Carolina

Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) in South Carolina Criminal Cases South Carolina PTI for criminal charges - When someone has been charged with a crime,there are several ways a criminal case can end. Most commonly there are dismissals, guilty pleas, findings of guilty, and...

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DWI Field Sobriety Tests

DWI Field Sobriety Tests DWI field sobriety tests - When someone is pulled over, in order for them to be charged with DWI, typically a law enforcement officer must use some method to show that there was probable cause.  Part of that method typically involves the...

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90-96 Conditional Discharge

Conditional discharge for first time drug offense in North Carolina Conditional discharge under N.C.G.S. 90-96 for first time drug offenders - A large portion of people who are incarcerated either at the state or federal level are incarcerated because of drug crimes. ...

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